A Nod to William Carlos Williams “This is Just to Say”

A Golden Apology

An Animal’s Nature


Photo property of author. My bird dog: Ruby

I’m sorry I
yelled at you for
eating that dove
this morning.

I know you
were following instinct
and couldn’t resist
inhaling it, feathers and all.

The dove was
so lovely in
flight and form.
I wanted to see it longer,
but I understand.



Jane Ann Tucker

I'm a published author. GENRES: non-fiction & poetry PASSIONS: books, dogs,horses, playing pickle ball, hiking & knitting. ~ What hurts you blesses you ~ Rumi